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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 6:48:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 64%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:17 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:01 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 06:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 13' South, Longitude: 26° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.87 meters/second, 1572.7 km/hour, 977.2 miles/hour or 849.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.29 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 27' 08.4"977.10 miWest0° 09' 04.0"10.39 miNorth977.43 mi
24 hours12° 54' 31.9"872.77 miEast3° 54' 44.3"268.89 miNorth918.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeTue 3:48 AM1042 km648 miles563 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorTue 3:48 AM1320 km820 miles713 nmWest W
FortalezaTue 3:48 AM1635 km1016 miles883 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroTue 3:48 AM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmSouthwest SW
JamestownTue 6:48 AM2265 km1408 miles1223 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrasiliaTue 3:48 AM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloTue 3:48 AM2484 km1543 miles1341 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaTue 6:48 AM2676 km1663 miles1445 nmNortheast NE
FreetownTue 6:48 AM2710 km1684 miles1463 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémTue 3:48 AM2715 km1687 miles1466 nmWest-northwest WNW

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